walnuts

Dry Eye Solution: Boost omega-3 fatty acids, study suggests

Millions of people, predominantly women, suffer from dry eye syndrome, a painful and debilitating eye disease. The condition causes symptoms such as pain, irritation, dryness, and/or a sandy or gritty sensation. If untreated, severe dry eye syndrome can eventually lead to scarring or ulceration of the cornea, and loss of vision. In the first study [...]

Dry Eye Solution: Boost omega-3 fatty acids, study suggests 2015-09-09T13:49:32+00:00

Diabetes? Go Nuts! More evidence that walnuts important for diabetics

Eating walnuts as part of one's overall diet has been trumpeted again for people developing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The study follows another report published late last year, which highlighted the importance of eating a handful of walnuts a day. Walnuts are rich in polyunsaturated fats, omega oils and vitamins. PhD student Lynda Gillen, from [...]

Diabetes? Go Nuts! More evidence that walnuts important for diabetics 2018-02-15T15:53:06+00:00

Good Fats for Healthy Heart: Flaxseed and nut oils reduce risk for disease

A Penn State study has shown that a diet rich in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an essential fatty acid found in flaxseed oil, walnuts and walnut oil, not only lowered bad cholesterol but also decreased markers for blood vessel inflammation in men and women. The study included 20 men and 3 women, average age about 50, [...]

Good Fats for Healthy Heart: Flaxseed and nut oils reduce risk for disease 2018-02-15T15:53:22+00:00

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